Ortega National Parks strives to ensure the safety of it’s employees, visitors, and partners within all of our facilities. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have taken additional measures to prevent the spread of the virus based on the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C.),The National Park Service, and state and local public health authorities and agencies. We continue to monitor the situation and enact additional precautionary measures as recommended.

We ask that all of our visitors follow the recommendations of the C.D.C. which can be found at the following link https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.

Currently all of our locations are open and our wonderful employees are working hard to ensure a safe environment for everyone to continue to enjoy the beauty of or nations parks. Visit our web site frequently for updates.

Additional information can also be found at the National Park Service website at https://www.nps.gov/index.htm

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Carlsbad Caverns is a fairyland, an underworld marvel whose formations stun the senses. This remarkable geologic phenomenon began to take shape six million years ago. The processes and chemicals that created these caves were a unique combination—mainly an ancient limestone reef dissolved by sulfuric acid—and the result was unusual and dramatic compared to other caves. Huge rooms in random patterns, unpredictable dead-end passageways, pits and chimneys connecting different levels—these are the signatures of Carlsbad Caverns.

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Carlsbad Caverns Trading Company is honored to provide regional and thematic gifts and meals in our above ground operations. We also provide limited food and gift service 750 feet below the surface in the “Underground Lunchroom.”

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